October 6, 2014 Subject:
Catholic prayer book of useful meditations
A useful manual for visits to the Blessed Sacrament. Although sitting in silence in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament is the most fruitful, sometimes we need some good prayers to get us started.
This rich Catholic prayer book contains a plethora of fruitful devotions, meditations, lessons, hymns, Scripture, prayers of reparation, litanies, and aspirations for visits to the Blessed Sacrament. This manual is patterned on the single Liturgical year so that one can visit the Blessed Sacrament in the spirit of a holy day or the season. Subjects include many saints, the angels, Mary under various titles, Jesus, the Poor Souls, Feasts of the Church, Rogation Days, and a very awesome lengthy Preparation for Death. Ever even heard of the Litany for a Happy Death?
The reader can use the prayers and meditations on any given day as the texts seem profitable no matter what the theme.
The Appendix contains more typical prayers like the Morning Offering, Prayer before Meals, the Ordinary of the [Tridentine] Mass, alternate [private] prayers during Mass, Communion and Confession/Examination of Conscience.
Some pages of the introductory Preface of the book are missing, but other than that, the copy is clean.